Lodges & Ranches
Experience incredible grass-root experiences to truly fall in love with Guyana. The authenticity of the country’s tourism product can be felt in the many community-led and owned enterprises and lodges that dot the grasslands and rainforests. The lodges of Guyana are home to passionate people who have made tremendous efforts in keeping Guyana’s biodiversity protected and engaging in tourism to improve their livelihoods. You will find local knowledgeable guides who know the trails and the wild occupants really well, comfortable basic rooms, authentic cuisine and a chance to see adjoining villages at close quarters.
Some of the best lodges in Guyana in the North and Central Rupununi include Karanambu, Surama Eco-Lodge, Rewa Eco-Lodge, Atta Rainforest Lodge, Iwokrama River Lodge, Rock View Lodge, and Pakaraima Mountain Inn. Saddle Mountain Ranch, Dadanawa Ranch, Manari Ranch, Waikin Ranch and Wichabai in the South Rupununi each has its own personality. For some great wildlife experiences closer to the coast, Baganara Island Resort, Hurakabra River Resort and Sloth Island Resort on the Essequibo River and Arrowpoint Nature Resort on the Demerara River are great bases.